DLG – the largest farm supply company in Europe
Uses SKIOLD Damas seed processing solutions
The DLG Group is the biggest farm supply company in Europe, exporting seed, feed and milling grain, malting barley and oilseed rape. In 2016, DLG generated turnover of DKK 49.0 billion (EUR 6.6 billion) with 6,500 employees located in 18 countries.
DLG have 6 seed processing factories in Denmark, and they have been using SKIOLD Damas cleaning and grading machines partly or entirely on most of these premises since 1989.
The machines from 1989 are still operating and a proof on the high product quality, and also the high service from both internal service employees at DLG and from SKIOLD Damas. “Our largest factory, is the largest seed processing factory in Europe, it has four lines with cleaning machines Golfa, Hotyp, Sorla for mainly barley and wheat, which is capable of producing 85 tons/hour.
The high quantity and the fact that we are order producing, makes operational downtime not a possibility, so we are very satisfactory with the performance both on cleaning and grading as well as high up time” tells mr. Keld Caspersen, Plant Manager Hasselager & Hørning.
“At our smaller factory in Hørning for mainly rye with 30 tons/hour, we have 2 SKIOLD Damas colour sorter for sorting of ergot fungus, which we have had for 4 years, and we are also very happy with their capacity and speed” ends Mr. Keld Caspersen At the DLG factories, SKIOLD Damas has the following machines represented, Omega, Golfa, Sorla, Sigma, Pulco, Color sorter, uniseed and Kiban.